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Cheap flights from Sydney to London

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The best prices from Sydney to London are usually found in February or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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Sydney (SYD) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to LON flight in 2021: compare Sydney to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
SYD - LON
Price
$1,133 - $1,865
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Precipitation
35 - 71 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,133

From Sydney to London

One-way from

$687

One-way flight from Sydney to London

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to London?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 14% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to London?

To save up to 16% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to London from $1,458 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,561 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to London?

Flights from Sydney to London lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to London in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,007.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to London (SYD - LON)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Sydney to London by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sydney to London in August, September 2021

The best prices found for SYD to LON flights in August, September
5 Aug - 29 Sep
$2,329pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Aug - 31 Oct
$2,355pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Aug - 3 Oct
$2,562pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Sydney found for this year
30 Nov - 24 Apr
$1,300pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Nov - 3 Apr
$1,303pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Nov - 23 Apr
$1,335pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to London from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to London direct flight deals
31 Dec - 29 Jan
$2,757pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Jan - 15 Jan
$3,128pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Dec - 16 Jan
$10,312pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Sydney, departing today and this week
7 Aug - 3 Oct
$2,784pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Aug - 2 Oct
$4,458pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Aug - 2 Oct
$4,503pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to London from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to London
07:15 - 02:25
Japan Airlines
1 stop
28h 10m
SYD - LHR
Japan Airlines
$688
Travel2Be
05:15 - 02:25
Japan Airlines
1 stop
32h 10m
SYD - LHR
Japan Airlines
$710
DreamWorldTravel
04:15 - 01:25
Japan Airlines
1 stop
32h 10m
SYD - LHR
Japan Airlines
$711
DreamWorldTravel

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> to <span class="emphasized">London</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to London

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to London?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sydney to London. You should not have trouble finding flights to London from Kingsford Smith; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to London per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 27 airlines have flights from the Sydney airport to London. It is only a 7.5 km journey to Kingsford Smith (SYD) from Sydney’s city centre.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Cathay Pacific, British Airways, and Emirates flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to London for under $1,361 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to London for under $1,361. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $1,300, but on average you can expect to pay $1,410.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to London for under $2,859 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Sydney to London under $2,859. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to London is less than $6,680.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to London for under $2,859?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to London within the next 7 days for less than $2,859.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than London?

Temperatures around the 27 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in London is colder than in Sydney. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to London?

Etihad Airways, British Airways, and Lufthansa can get you from Sydney to London in just under 24h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to London return?

Etihad Airways, at $1,300, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to London.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include British Airways and Japan Airlines. These flights start at 3% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to London one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Japan Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $687.

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to London.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.53
Average temperature for August in London
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in London
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
$479 $959 No cancel fee 70%
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China Eastern
$670 $1,009 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Virgin Atlantic
$768 $1,065 No cancel fee 72%
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Asiana Airlines
$714 $1,100 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Asiana Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Thai Airways
$725 $1,107 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
$864 $1,147 No cancel fee 79%
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Korean Air
$790 $1,172 No cancel fee 81%
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Air India
$1,008 $1,288 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air India. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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KLM
$990 $1,288 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
$1,287 $1,459 No cancel fee 77%
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